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Professional Golf HNC

Level: SCQF 7

UCAS Code: 4T80

Available at these campuses: Elmwood

About the Course

Professional golfThroughout the course you will develop knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of golf coaching and the sports science which supports performance golf.

You will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of working with beginner and improver performers in golf and how to analyse and develop performance using a range of coaching methods and equipment including video and performance analysis software.

The course will also provide you with the knowledge and experience of retail and working in a golf facility.

Course Duration: 1 year if studied full-time.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a minimum of 2 Scottish Highers (CC)/A-Levels (DE). Alternative qualifications such as a National Certificate will be considered. Candidates should be able to demonstrate regular participation in golf through current club membership and handicap. To be successful all candidates must complete a playability exam as part of their coursework.

Course Content

You will study a wide range of subjects including; Golf Coaching: Intermediate Performance Skills, Sports coaching Theory and Practice, Anatomy, Physiology, Energy Systems, Principles of Fitness Training, Golf Operation and Equipment Technology.